Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Lighting articles below.
SYLVANIA is now an Authorized Service Center Subcontractor for Lutron, performing services related to system start-up, programming, and more.
One way to minimize vandalism is to make sure elevators are operating efficiently. A defective relay or a damaged door track can slow performance and create long wait times. More tips are available.
The sign company headquartered in Moorestown, NJ has introduced a new division, focused on signage and lighting services.
Larson Electronics has introduced a new product to its line of explosion proof and hazardous location drop lights.
Energy is the largest operating expense for commercial buildings, and more site electricity is consumed for lighting than for any other end use category,...
This year's TFM/NEMA survey reflects facility managers' collective desires to find value when considering lighting upgrades.
Join Us For a Free NEMA Webinar: Implementing Lighting Management Technologies and Practices to Drive Building EfficiencyEnergy is the largest operating expense for commercial...
This web exclusive comes from Paula D. Ziegenbein, LC, LEED AP, Application Marketing Manager, OSRAM SYLVANIA.
This Web Exclusive comes from Lisa Brosseau, ScD, CIH, Associate Professor, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Division of Environmental Health Sciences.
The end of the tunnel appears to be about nine or so months away. The light there is, thankfully, not from an oncoming train. Or so it seems.
One member will receive the Bernard H. Falk Award, and five others NEMA's Kite and Key Award.
The Crowne Plaza Times Square hotel recouped more than 25% of its investment in a lighting upgrade.
Convia/A Herman Miller Company has partnered with Sylvania Lighting Services (SLS) to provide customers streamlined servicing for their Convia energy management systems.
These Systems from GE Lighting and Lithonia Lighting combine high light output, full spectrum fluorescent lighting with a ballast system to deliver customized lighting levels.
By qualifying for the Commercial Building Tax Deduction (CBTD), commercial lighting system owners can derive a tax benefit to help offset the cost of a new lighting system or lighting system improvement, up to 60¢ per square foot.
Scientists from GE Global Research and Konica Minolta have demonstrated illumination quality white OLEDs essential for producing products at lower costs.
The BrightSolutions service brand retrofits interior and exterior lighting applications for reduced energy consumption and maintenance.
A survey of more than 1,400 North American executives and managers responsible for making investments and managing energy in commercial buildings found that planned investment in energy efficiency is expected to rebound in 2010.
GE Lighting has announced the five finalists for its 27th annual international GE Edison Award competition.
Through alliances with energy services companies (ESCOs), GE Lighting is continuing its work providing customers with a full-service approach to energy savings.
Lighting influences how wine tastes and how much consumers are willing to pay for it, theNLB reports, citing conclusions drawn from a series of three German experiments in which more than 500 people tasted white Riesling wines.
Available as a free PDF download, Lighting Solutions gives an overview of several keys to lighting initiatives.
With a growing emphasis on cost-effective building maintenance practices, many facility managers are looking for ways to increase elevator efficiency and performance,
Rochus Jacob was awarded the first prize for his Murakami Chair which incorporates technology into the skids of the chair to run an OLED light—thereby powering an attached reading lamp with energy generated from its own rocking motion.
The CA-based boating retailer chose fluorescent lighting fixtures with reflective material when retrofitting one of its distribution centers.
The July 1, 2010 date marks the last step of a multi-step phase-out that began on July 1, 2005, the date when ballast manufacturers could no longer sell T12 magnetic ballasts for use in new fixtures with full wattage T12 lamps.
Contributor Howard P. Lewis writes on how strategic retrofits and maintenance practices serve facilities departments and occupants alike.
A Square D® Powerlink® G3 intelligent lighting control system can be a critical part of a demand response strategy.
This one of a kind, handmade fixture by Domingos Totora and a team of artisans from Brazil is a decorative and utilitarian piece that reflects an adherence to ethnic ancestral style.
This lamp from EYE Lighting is rated for both vertical and horizontal mounting.
OSRAM SYLVANIA has launched the SYLVANIA Energy Solutions Network, an alliance between the global lighting brand, energy service companies (ESCOs), and electrical distributors nationwide.
A payback period of under two years was an important factor in the decision.
The American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES), which just passed the House in a close vote, is being seen by many energy and environmental advocates as an important step forward towards the comprehensive approach needed to reduce climate emissions and increase clean energy usage in the United States.
This three-phase Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) from Staco Energy Products provides computer grade power quality for virtually any lighting system.